Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yoke.

Etymologies

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yoke + -eth

Examples

  • And the angel said unto me: Behold the formation of a church which is most abominable above all other churches, which slayeth the saints of God, yea, and tortureth them and bindeth them down, and yoketh them with a yoke of iron, and bringeth them down into captivity.

    "I mean no disrespect."

  • He crosses the wintry sea, he wears away the hard earth with his plough, ensnareth the light-hearted race of birds, catcheth the wild beasts, trappeth the things of the deep, yoketh the horse and the unwearying ox.

    Authors of Greece

  • An oxherd hight Bubulcus, and is ordained by office to keep oxen: He feedeth and nourisheth oxen, and bringeth them to leas and home again: and bindeth their feet with a langhaldes and spanells and nigheth and cloggeth them while they be in pasture and leas, and yoketh and maketh them draw at the plough: and pricketh the slow with a goad, and maketh them draw even.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

  • For even as when one yoketh wide-browed bulls to tread white barley in a stablished threshing-floor, and quickly is it trodden out beneath the feet of the loud-lowing bulls, thus beneath great-hearted Achilles his whole-hooved horses trampled corpses and shields together; and with blood all the axletree below was sprinkled and the rims that ran around the car, for blood-drops from the horses 'hooves splashed them, and blood-drops from the tires of the wheels.

    The Iliad

  • The _Plow-man_, 1. yoketh _Oxen_, 3. to a _Plough, _ 2.

    The Orbis Pictus

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